Dr. Parikshit Gopalan is senior researcher in the VMware research group. Prior to this, he was a researcher at Microsoft Research (Silicon Valley and Redmond), and a postdoc at the University of Texas Austin and the University of Washington. Dr. Gopalan received his B Tech in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2000 and his PhD in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2006. His current research interests include algorithms, coding and information theory, and their applications to machine learning, big data and distributed storage.
- Information Theory, Spring 2015. Visiting Scientist.